Victoria and Vancouver Island: A Personal Tour of an Almost Perfect Eden

Victoria and Vancouver Island: A Personal Tour of an Almost Perfect Eden

by Kathleen Thompson Hill, Gerald N. Hill, Gerald Hill
     
 

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An Intimate Guide to the Very Best of Victoria & Vancouver Island

"The Hills jam-pack their guide with 'you are there' details, photos, pen-and-ink sketches, a history of Victoria and Vancouver Island, and even . . . recipes from their favorite island friends and chefs."-Northwest Palate (Portland, Ore.)

This indispensable guide transforms the tourist into the

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An Intimate Guide to the Very Best of Victoria & Vancouver Island

"The Hills jam-pack their guide with 'you are there' details, photos, pen-and-ink sketches, a history of Victoria and Vancouver Island, and even . . . recipes from their favorite island friends and chefs."-Northwest Palate (Portland, Ore.)

This indispensable guide transforms the tourist into the informed visitor with insider tips on how and where to experience the very best of Victoria's and Vancouver Island's food, wine, and rich culture. Local experts Kathleen and Gerald Hill take you step-by-step through the most interesting restaurants and wineries to meet the people who live, labor, cultivate, and cook in this area of rich culinary tradition. You'll also discover where the locals go, where to find real bargains, and where to splurge magnificently.
Discover:

Vancouver Island's organic farms and wineries Intriguing shops and charming lodgings Fine dining recommendations for every budget Recipes from the area's best regional chefs Annual events and festivals

Editorial Reviews

Booknews
Part-time British Columbians update the 1999 edition with basic BC facts, favorites spots, history, annual events, and a "terms of endearment" Canadian glossary. Prices are in Canadian dollars. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780762738755
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
11/01/2005
Series:
Hill Guides Series Series
Edition description:
Fifth
Pages:
360
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

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Meet the Author

Kathleen and Gerald Hill are native Californians who have lived in the Sonoma Valley for more than two decades. Kathleen has written widely on the culinary arts and was a collaborator and friend of the late M.F.K. Fisher. Gerald is a historian and an attorney who writes about travel and history.

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